TVS Scooty Pep+ Launched With 2 New Colours
The Hosur-based scooter manufacturer is celebrating 25 years of the Scooty brand
- It has been 25 years since TVS launched the Scooty nameplate in the country.
- Two new colours for Scooty Pep+: Revving Red and Glittering Gold.
- Sooty Pep+ also gets a 25th anniversary edition logo and new graphics.
- TVS currently has two scooters under the Scooty brand: Scooty Pep+ and Scooty Zest 110.
TVS has tasted quite a bit of success with the Scooty brand. The diminutive scooter was a hit with the ladies thanks to its low seat height and weight, which made it quite easy to ride. The formula hasn't changed much with the current Scooty Pep+ and Scooty Zest 110, and It has been 25 years since the first Scooty was launched. To celebrate the occasion, TVS has introduced two new colours for the entry-level Scooty Pep+. The new Revving Red and Glittering Gold colours add to the five existing colours options. The Pep+ also gets a ‘25th Anniversary’ logos and new graphics. Other than these additions, the rest of the scooter remains unchanged. That includes its price tag of Rs 42,397 (ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price, the Scooty Pep+ is the most affordable scooter you can buy in the country.
While the Scooty Zest 110 gets a larger 110cc motor, the Scooty Pep+ is powered by an 87.7cc air-cooled motor that makes a modest 4.9PS of power and 5.8Nm of torque. While the scooter might be small in size, it gets features like DRLs, a glove box, economy and power mode indicator, mobile charging socket, side stand alarm and TVS’s patented Eazy center stand which claims to reduce effort by 30 per cent. It weighs just 95kg (kerb), making it the lightest scooter out there. The seat height too is low at 768mm. The Pep+ also gets more upmarket suspension in the form of front telescopic forks and rear single shock absorber and 10-inch alloy wheels. Braking is via 110mm drum brakes at both ends with Sync Brake Technology. The Scooty Pep+ is available with a 5-year extended warranty package too. Check out the press release below for more details:
Celebrating 25 Years of TVS Scooty –TVS Motor Company introduces 2 new colours
Hosur, April 11, 2019: TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers, today celebrated 25 years of its iconic brand TVS Scooty, with introduction of two new colours – Revving Red and Glittering Gold for TVS Scooty Pep+.
TVS Scooty, is an iconic Indian automotive brand. The scooter has been a fun experience for 25 years, a significant milestone which has been made possible by its attractive range of products along with an unwavering focus on quality and target group – the young Indian woman. This consumer connect has made TVS Scooty, synonymous with female mobility in India. The evolution of its consumer has been matched by TVS Scooty, every step of the way. Today, the brand has two solid products under its umbrella – TVS Scooty Pep+, India’s most economical scooter offering with best total cost of ownership, and TVS Zest 110.
Most women drivers on the road today, not limited to two-wheelers, had their first taste of independence astride the TVS Scooty. To ensure this phenomenon of personal mobility spread far and wide, TVS Scooty, initiated “Women on Wheels” - India’s first two-wheeler Rider Training Institute for women. Over the years, this journey of staying relevant has also been backed by multiple innovations from TVS Scooty like the introduction of India’s first mass customisation program “99 colours”, or celebratory special series like the Wimbledon edition. TVS Scooty has also earned its place in the record books with TVS Zest 110 becoming the first 110cc scooter to scale the highest motorable road in the world, Khardung La, (India Book of Records) leading to one of the most loved social media and experiential campaign – Himalayan Highs. Over the last three years, this campaign has further built on the popular brand franchise while creating brand advocates.
The TVS Scooty has always stayed true to its consumer of the New Age Indian women making their every ride Comfortable, Affordable, Safe and Fun.
Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Aniruddha Haldar, Vice President (Marketing) – Commuter Motorcycles, Scooters & Corporate Brand, TVS Motor Company, said, " TVS Scooty Pep+, is much more than just India's No. 1 economical scooter catering to over 4.5 million customers. In its journey of 25 years, it has always evolved to stay relevant to its purpose of being the most viable mobility option for the New Age Indian women, making their commute affordable, comfortable, safe and fun. A TVS Scooty is passed down in the family and seldom resold, this is a measure of love that the brand has enjoyed. We are humbled and grateful to the generations of proud TVS Scooty owners, who built this brand to its iconic status, and made it synonymous with female mobility in India."
TVS Scooty now comes equipped with Synchronized Braking Technology (SBT) across the range. The new edition of TVS Scooty Pep+ sports a special 25th year-anniversary edition logo along with new graphics to mark the milestone. TVS Scooty comes in 2 major variants:
TVS Scooty PEP+ Powered by an 87.8 cc, air-cooled single cylinder Ecothrust engine that develops 4.9 PS of power and 5.8 Nm of torque, the Ecothrust engine ensures long-lasting, trouble-free and comfortable rides to consumers. With best-in-class ground reachability and a telescopic suspension that makes bumpy rides comfortable, TVS Scooty Pep+ promises an ultimate peppy comfort ride. TVS Scooty Pep+ is equipped with smart features like mobile charger socket, side stand alarm, under-seat storage hooks, DRLs, an open glove box and TVS's patented ‘Eazy’ Stand technology, which reduces the effort to put the vehicle on the centre stand by 30%.
TVS Zest 110 is powered by a single cylinder, four-stroke, air-cooled 109.7cc CVTI engine and a top-notch overall ride handling. Targeted at the New-age Indian Woman of today, the TVS Zest 110 stands true to the DNA of a scooter, while maintaining a fun look, coupled with vibrant colours, elegant design and a remarkable initial pick up of 0 - 60 kmph in mere 11.1 seconds. TVS Zest 110 holds the record for being the first scooter to reach the highest motorable road at Khardung La.
Apart from the new colours, TVS Scooty Pep+ comes in a range of 5 colour themes grouped under three sets. The Starlet Series is available in Frosted Black and Vivacious Purple. The EcoSmart Series includes Nero Blue and Nero Brown themes while the Babelicious series is available in Princess Pink shade.
Priced at Rs. 42,397, TVS Scooty Pep+ is available across TVS Motor Company dealership in the country.